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How Long Will Your New Porcelain Crown Last?

March 11, 2021

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Placing a dental crown on a tooth

Once your porcelain crown is in place, it’s easy to forget that your tooth ever needed dental work in the first place. Not only does it feel natural, but it also looks like your other teeth, giving you a smile that you can show to others without feeling embarrassed. But as much as you might be enjoying the benefits of your crown, it’s important to remember that sooner or later, it will have to be replaced. The question is how long will your current restoration last and what can you do to make sure you get the most out of it? In this post, you can learn more about the average dental crown lifespan and what you can do about it.


What Makes a Smile Beautiful?

January 25, 2021

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man smiling after getting cosmetic dentistry work done

With everyone carrying a high-quality camera around with them at all times these days, your smile has to be ready to be photographed more than ever before. But what exactly does it mean to have a picture-perfect smile? Beauty is definitely subjective, but many characteristics about teeth tend to be viewed as more desirable than others. Keep reading to learn about four traits that are widely considered to be attractive and how cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve them.


Can A Brighter Smile Help You Land a Job Faster?

September 30, 2020

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Woman smiling in job interview

Are you ready to take the next step in your professional career? Are you interested in pursuing a new position or changing fields altogether? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you are not alone. In fact, Indeed reported that 71% of professionals who are currently in or looking to enter the workforce are actively applying and open to a different job. So, how can you stand out from the competition? According to recent research, the key is a bright, white smile! Here’s how teeth whitening can help you achieve professional success.


The Psychological Effects of Tooth Loss

August 22, 2020

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Lonely woman sitting in a dark bedroom

Did you know that 36 million people in the U.S. are missing all their teeth? Plus, a whopping 120 million American adults are missing at least one tooth. Whether it is an avulsed tooth from a car accident or a missing arch of teeth from gum disease, the end result is often poor oral health and aesthetics. Although the physical changes are the most obvious, the mental and emotional repercussions should not be dismissed. If you or a loved one has a missing tooth in Kerrville, read on for the psychological effects and restorative treatment options.


9 Ways to Safely Say Hello in the Age of Social Distancing

May 18, 2020

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Smiling woman waving at her Kerrville, TX dentist

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed many aspects of our everyday lives, including how we say “hello” to one another. If you’re a hugger or handshaker, staying connected during the age of social distancing can feel like a challenge. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can greet the people around you without increasing your risk of getting sick. Your Kerrville, TX dentist shares nine ways to stay healthy while saying “hi” during COVID-19.


Cosmetic Dentistry for a Dazzling Smile

March 15, 2020

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Cosmetic dentistry is the next step in mouth restoration and if you are looking for something that will give you a beautiful smile, talk to Dr. Carroll Butler about porcelain veneers, professional tooth whitening, cosmetic dental bonding or cosmetic dental crowns. A cosmetic dentistry consultation with your Kerrville dentist is the first step towards a brand new smile.


Dental Implants for Missing Teeth

March 1, 2020

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Missing teeth can cause all sorts of problems and they aren’t just aesthetic. Sadly, missing teeth affect your other teeth and your smile, even if you are only missing one tooth.

Dental implants are the best solution for missing teeth and are just as strong if not stronger than your natural teeth.

What are Dental Implants?


Cosmetic Dental Bonding and Enamel Shaping

February 15, 2020

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Cosmetic dental bonding and enamel shaping could be just what the dentist ordered if you have small chips or cracks in your teeth. If that small gap between your front teeth also causes issues with self-esteem, cosmetic bonding could do the trick.

What is Cosmetic Dental Bonding?


Dental Sealants for Kids and Adults

February 1, 2020

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Dental Sealants help prevent tooth decay in kids and teens, but sealants also work for adults whose teeth are still natural and without decay or restorations.

Dr. Carroll Butler is a licensed and preferred sealants provider and can give you and your family the peace of mind you need when it comes to oral health.

What are Dental Sealants?


A Full Mouth Rehabilitation for Tooth Trauma and More

January 15, 2020

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Tooth trauma happens. From a blow to the head during a high school football game or a car crash, full mouth restorations can help you live a full life whether you have lost some or all of your teeth.

Dr. Carroll Butler is an artist when it comes to creating a new smile. Whether you require porcelain veneers for your tetracycline stained teeth or dental implants to replace the teeth you lost during your boxing days, a full mouth rehabilitation not only boosts your confidence, but also helps your overall health.

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